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Riding With Ces Gledhill

http://wp-content/uploads/2019/07/PUBLICATIONS-PRICE-LIST-RETAIL-AUGUST-2019.pdf Starting as a cleaner at Auckland in 1925, Ces worked his way around New Zealand seeking better wages and promotion, working his way up through the ranks from cleaner, to fireman and eventually first-class engine driver. He recounts with interest his time living at the various towns and cities, working on both isolated sections,… Read more »

NZR D-class Locomotive

NZGR D-class steam locomotives New Zealand Government Railways operated a number of small four-coupled steam tank locomotives known as class D. Several went on to second careers with private owners. The NZR&LS Archives hold a number of working drawings of D class locomotives, which have all been scanned. Copies of these scans can now be… Read more »

A&G Price Drawings

In mid-2018 the New Zealand Railway & Locomotive Society Inc took on custodianship of the majority of the surviving engineering drawings from A&G Price and William Cable. The Price drawings date back to the mid-1890s while the Cable drawings date from after WWII. A small team has started listing and scanning those drawings that are… Read more »

Image Identify

We are inviting members to look through some of the images that we have scanned but have no description, location, vehicle type, date etc. At this stage, the content of the image descriptions is being appraised as we work with 2 database suppliers. This is the area where members help will be required. The image… Read more »

New Book Release

Riding With Ces Gledhill Starting as a cleaner at Auckland in 1925, Ces worked his way around New Zealand seeking better wages and promotion, working his way up through the ranks from cleaner, to fireman and eventually first-class engine drive